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Merit-based Scholarships

The Virginia Mathews Scholars Program commends ten students on their exemplary achievement in the areas of Academic Excellence and Leadership and Service. These scholarship awards are not based on financial need.

Scholarship applicants must submit scholarship essays by January 25, 2021 for full consideration. Recipients will be notified by mail on March 11, 2021. If you have any questions regarding the scholarship or the application process, please contact Jen Bash, Director of Admissions at admissions@smapdx.org or 503.721.7725.

Application and recommendation materials available November 1, 2020 in the Admissions Portal.


Virginia Mathews Academic Scholars

All students with exemplary academic performance and a commitment to lifelong learning are invited to apply. Five (5) scholarships in the amount of $2,500 are non-renewable and will be applied toward freshman year tuition.

How to Apply:

  1. Complete the admissions application, meeting all deadlines.
  2. Complete the Virginia Mathews Academic Scholars online application found in the Admissions Portal, by January 25.
  3. Request a recommendation from a current teacher using the Virginia Mathews Recommendation form, found in the Admissions Portal. This recommendation must be received by January 25. Please request your recommendation as soon as possible, in order to give your teacher adequate time to complete



Virginia Mathews Service and Leadership Scholars

All students who have displayed a commitment and dedication to service and leadership in their school, church or community are invited to apply. Five (5) scholarships in the amount of $2,500 are non-renewable and will be applied toward freshman year tuition.

How to Apply

  1. Complete the admissions application, meeting all deadlines.
  2. Complete the Virginia Mathews Leadership and Service online application found in the Admissions Portal, by January 25.
  3. Request a recommendation from a current teacher, coach, or supervisor who can speak about experience in service and leadership. Recommenders must use the Virginia Mathews Recommendation form, found in the Admissions Portal. This recommendation must be received by January 25. Please request your recommendation as soon as possible, in order to give adequate time to complete.